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The Huawei Dilemma: Insecurity and Mistrust
February 04, 2019
The Huawei Dilemma: Insecurity and Mistrust
Telecommunications networks are a strategic asset, and a vulnerable one.
The Huawei Dilemma: Insecurity and Mistrust
China’s Dour Economic Data
February 01, 2019
China’s Dour Economic Data
China’s economy is in for a rough patch. The response from its leaders will have profound consequences.
China’s Dour Economic Data
The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa
January 25, 2019
The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa
Chinese-financed transport infrastructure projects are fundamentally changing connectivity in East Africa.
The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa
Understanding Turkmenistan’s Food Shortages
December 13, 2018
Understanding Turkmenistan’s Food Shortages
Turkmen activist-in-exile Fareed Tukhbatullin explains the “deplorable” economic reality in his home country.
Understanding Turkmenistan’s Food Shortages
3 Reasons Why Trump Can't Win a Trade War With China
November 28, 2018
3 Reasons Why Trump Can't Win a Trade War With China
To have a chance of winning, the Trump administration needs to get the rest of the world on its side.
3 Reasons Why Trump Can't Win a Trade War With China
Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?
November 22, 2018
Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?
The Philippines' unique economic structure explains why nearly all Chinese FDI is being funneled into one sector: gambling.
Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?
Is the Philippines’ Pro-China Policy Working?
November 14, 2018
Is the Philippines’ Pro-China Policy Working?
Analyzing the economic yields from President Duterte’s Chinese rapprochement.
Is the Philippines’ Pro-China Policy Working?
Cambodia’s Coming AI Revolution
October 25, 2018
Cambodia’s Coming AI Revolution
Big data, AI, and digital technologies: Cambodia’s nascent tech sector is blooming.
Cambodia’s Coming AI Revolution
Good Economic Times Are Over, Warns OECD
September 24, 2018
Good Economic Times Are Over, Warns OECD
Amid trade tensions and global risks, warning bells are ringing over Asia’s growth forecast.
Good Economic Times Are Over, Warns OECD
Is Europe Finally Pushing Back On Chinese Investments?
September 14, 2018
Is Europe Finally Pushing Back On Chinese Investments?
Germany, France, and the UK are increasing scrutiny of Chinese investment. Will a unified EU approach follow?
Is Europe Finally Pushing Back On Chinese Investments?
SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
September 14, 2018
SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
Why are Special Economic Zones so attractive to Vietnam's government, despite proven shortcomings?
SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
A Blueprint for Fixing Pakistan's Economy
September 12, 2018
A Blueprint for Fixing Pakistan's Economy
Imran Khan needs to make a diehard attempt to revitalize Pakistan's ailing economy. Here's how he can start.
A Blueprint for Fixing Pakistan's Economy
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
September 05, 2018
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Indonesia’s rupiah is nearing levels last seen in the Asian Financial Crisis. Here's why this time is different.
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Why the US Trade War on China Is Doomed to Fail
August 28, 2018
Why the US Trade War on China Is Doomed to Fail
U.S. punitive tariffs are based on a grave misdiagnosis of Chinese economic fundamentals.
Why the US Trade War on China Is Doomed to Fail
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
August 08, 2018
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
Islamabad’s need for an IMF bailout is set to create a “diplomatic predicament.”
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
Understanding China’s Technological Rise
August 03, 2018
Understanding China’s Technological Rise
The three factors underlying China's transformation into a rising technology powerhouse.
Understanding China’s Technological Rise
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